One of the most impactful gifts you can give, is the gift of your time. We have a variety of volunteer opportunities. These include helping at a vision screening, participating in a special event, or providing office support. To join our volunteer team, contact us today by filling out the form below or call us at (904) 503-2423.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Help VIP staff facilitate the vision screening process.

Responsibilities include:

  • answering client questions;
  • assisting clients with filling out forms and application;
  • and assisting VIP staff screener with other duties as necessary.

The ability to manage multiple tasks, knowledge of community resources, willingness to volunteer flexible hours (including some weekends or evenings), and experience working with clients from all backgrounds is very helpful.

Assist our team with our annual BBQ & Western or Strides for Sight Awareness Walk. 

Responsibilities may include:

  • registration and check-in; 
  • swag bag assembly and distribution;
  • greeting guests;
  • auction room monitors and/or runners;
  • and event set-up or clean-up.

Help our team with office/administrative work. 

Responsibilities include:

  • answering phones and greeting clients;
  • assist with mailings;
  • equipment and supply inventory; 
  • data entry and filing;
  • and additional administrative duties as requested.

Typical business hours are 8 a.m. to 4p.m., Monday – Friday. The ability to manage multiple tasks, wonderful customer service skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel are preferred.

Our internship positions are open to college students who are seeking to fulfill a required internship or are looking to gain hands-on experience while taking an independent study course. 

We accept applications for internships in a variety of majors (communications, graphic design, health, education, etc.).

Volunteer Vision Network

We rely on the support of local eye care professionals—known as our Volunteer Vision Network—to provide eye exams and specialty exams for our clients in need of vision care that are uninsured and underserved. We still have a need for more Volunteer Vision Network members as our waiting list for services grows. If you are an eye care professional in Northeast Florida, we hope you will consider volunteering at any capacity.

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